Dr. Shafiqur Rahman Barq | Sambhal

Shafiqur Rahman Barq is an Indian politician and was Member of Parliament of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Sambhal constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

He was a member of the Bahujan Samaj Party political party.He joined Samajwadi Party in Feb, 2014 and contested 2014 Loksabha election from Sambhal constituency and lost election. He joined party in 2017 alog with his grandson Ziaur Rahman Barq who was given ticket for Sambhal assembly seat by AIMIM.
Dr. Shafiqur Rahman Barq Sambhal
Dr. Shafiqur Rahman Barq

Shafiqur Barq was born in Deepa Sarai, Sambhalin the state of Uttar Pradesh. He holds a B.A degree from Aagra University. By profession, Barq is a social worker & businessman.

He became popular in 2013 when he boycotted Vande Matram. 82-year-old Barq, below, walked out of the Lok Sabha as Vande Mataram was playing, provoking a sharp rebuke from Speaker Meira Kumar and comparisions to the Taliban and worse from the Bharatiya Janata Party.

This is not the first time I have refused to stand for this particular song and this will not be the last time,' Lok Sabha MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq said.

Shafiqur Rahman Barq has been in active politics in the 1970s and has held various posts during the years. This is his fourth term as M.P; all from the same constituency. He was a member of the 11th, 12th, 14th & 15th Lok Sabhas of India. During 14th Lok Sabha, before completing his term Barq resigned from his post in Apr 2009.

Prior to becoming M.P, Shafiqur Barq was also a member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly and held Cabinate minister’s post in 1990 to 1991 under Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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